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James helps carry Cavs

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 25 points on Tuesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a huge night from Andrew Wiggins to record a 116-108 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/15 23:53:40

Wizards solve Westbrook

Markieff Morris scored 23 points as the Washington Wizards took advantage of an off night by Russell Westbrook to crush the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-98 on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/14 19:38:39

Cavaliers' James and Clippers' Griffin named NBA Players of the Week

The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and the LA Clippers' Blake Griffin were on Tuesday named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/14 8:43:56

Knicks stop the rot with win over Spurs

The New York Knicks’ latest tough week ended on a high note on Sunday as Carmelo Anthony and company shocked the San Antonio Spurs 94-90 at Madison Square Garden.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/13 23:13:39

Durant shakes off jeers in Oklahoma

Kevin Durant was in hostile territory as he returned to Oklahoma City on Saturday, but shut out the noise to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 130-114 victory over his former team the ­Oklahoma City Thunder.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/12 23:03:39

Warriors crush Bulls

The Golden State Warriors bounced back in a big way on Wednesday, romping to a wire-to-wire 123-92 NBA victory over the undermanned Chicago Bulls in Oakland.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/9 22:58:39

Harden leads Rockets

James Harden scored 25 points and passed off 12 assists to lead the Houston Rockets over visiting Orlando 128-104 in one of only three NBA games played Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/8 22:43:39

Cavs snap Wizards’ win streak

LeBron James sank an astonishing three-pointer to force overtime and Kyrie Irving sparkled late as the Cleveland Cavaliers outlasted Washington 140-135 on Monday in an epic NBA thriller.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/7 23:13:39

Pierce makes emotional Boston farewell

Retiring NBA star Paul Pierce made an emotional farewell appearance in Boston on Sunday, sinking the final basket for the Los Angeles Clippers in their 107-102 loss to the Celtics.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/6 23:28:39

Yao Ming’s jersey retires, but his influence on two nations carries on

As his No.11 white-red Rockets jersey was unveiled high above the basketball court at the Houston Toyota Center on Friday, basketball star Yao Ming became the first Chinese to have his jersey retired by the NBA. This move came almost one year after Yao was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in April 2016.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/2/6 18:08:39

Yi Jianlian shines as Guangdong beat Beijing 103-98

Former NBA player Yi Jianlian contributed 27 points and 10 rebounds to help Guangdong beat Beijing 103-98 in the 32nd round of the 2016-2017 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league action on Sunday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/6 8:42:04

Kings stun Warriors

The Sacramento Kings stunned the Golden State Warriors 109-106 in overtime on Saturday to snap a 13-game skid against their league-leading Western Conference rivals.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/5 23:13:39

Rockets retire Yao Ming's No. 11 jersey

The Houston Rockets officially retired Yao Ming's No. 11 jersey during the halftime break of their game against the Chicago Bulls at Toyota Center on Friday night with the presence of Yao Ming and his family.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/4 14:14:26

Houston celebrates 'Yao Ming Day'

Yao Ming poses with his family and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and his daughter Ashley in Houston on Thursday.The man who sent the NBA to new heights in China was recognized by the city where he played and by his team, the Houston Rockets, which will retire his jersey on Friday. On Thursday afternoon, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner held a special reception in honor of Yao Ming at City Hall. 2017/2/4 12:07:31

Warriors clobber Clippers again

Stephen Curry scored 29 points and Kevin Durant added 26 on Thursday as the Golden State Warriors extended their dominance over the Los Angeles Clippers with a 133-120 victory in Los Angeles.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/4 0:33:39

Cavs overwhelm Wolves

The NBA champions Cleveland Cavaliers put a disappointing January behind them on Wednesday, delivering an overwhelming offensive performance in a 125-97 triumph over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/2 22:33:39

Heat stun Warriors

Dion Waiters scored a last-gasp three-pointer as the Miami Heat stunned the Golden State Warriors 105-102 on Monday to snap the NBA pacesetters’ seven-game win streak.
Soure:AFP: 2017/1/24 23:03:39

Suns burn Raptors

Eric Bledsoe exploded for 40 points as the Phoenix Suns claimed another win over the Toronto Raptors with a 115-103 victory on Sunday at the Air Canada Center arena.
Soure:AFP: 2017/1/23 22:53:39